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Interesting Plant Grafting Quiz to Check For a Budding Horticulturist

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Dec 31, 2020
Grafting is an interesting way of plant propagation. Let's check out this easy quiz to know where you stand in your know-how on grafting and budding.
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Graft Fact
Grafting is an old art and can be traced back to 4000 years to ancient China and Mesopotamia. It even has ancient Biblical Text as old as 1400 BCE has hits related to the practice of grafting.
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Graft Fact
In grafting, part of one plant (scion) grows on the other (rootstock). When a bud from one plant is taken and grown on the other it is called budding.
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Grafting is a vegetative method of plant propagation (asexual) where a new plant grows from a scion and is exactly like the plant it originally came from.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
One can interplay within a variety of species by grafting interchangeably. For example, a pink rose plant can be grafted on a white rose plant rootstock and visa versa.
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The use of sharp tools for cutting grafts is recommended to minimize damage and avoid the spread of diseases in plants.
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Leaf cuttings usually regenerate from wounds that happen at the main veins or at the base of the leaf.
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Cambium divides the cells into tissues that are responsible for secondary growth of stems and roots.
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Cleft grafting is used for grafting one or more smaller diameter scions into large stocks.
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Pseudobulbs are pod-like structures grow below the leaves. These function as the storage for water, minerals and carbohydrates.
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There are different types of graft used and some of the basic graft techniques include Bud, Cleft, Whip, Stub, etc.
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